Module 7 - Constructing a search strategy

By carefully considering how you enter search terms, you will find many more relevant articles and books than if you entered terms randomly. This module will show you the most effective ways of doing this. On completion of this module you will:

  • know what the Boolean operators are
  • be able to use Boolean operators when searching databases and electronic resources
  • be able to use truncation symbols when searching databases and electronic resources
  • use Boolean operators and truncation symbols, phrases and wildcards to retrieve relevant articles and books